Home > News > Events 03 October 2013 Cycle to make a child smile The annual cyclethon to raise funds for the Hospice Wits and Smile Foundation will take place in Johannesburg on 5 October. 0 Shutterstock Related Foundation provides smiles for children The Kia cyclethon is to take place in Johannesburg on 5 October to raise funds to help children smile.All proceeds will go to the Hospice Wits and Smile Foundation.This year’s event will offer a unique physical challenge – The “Most Kilometre” challenge. The cyclist who cycles the most kilometres in an hour over the nine hours will win R5 000. There will be both a male and female category.In addition, Discovery Vitality members participating in this event will earn 500 Discovery Vitality points. Smile Foundation is a South African NGO that assists children with any type of facial conditions and to receive free corrective plastic and reconstructive surgery within the country.The executive chairperson of the Smile Foundation, Marc Lubner, said: “Each year this event gets bigger and bigger and we get a chance to change the lives of even more children as it grows.“We encourage the public to sweat for a cause and make a child smile.”Hundreds of individuals diagnosed with terminal illness have been cared for by HospiceWits. The marketing manager of Hospice Wits, Joy Ruwodo said: “Our current objective is to double our patient numbers and the support of sponsors, donors and participants in the cyclethon goes a long way towards helping us to achieve this.”The cycleton will take place at the Piazza at Melrose Arch in Johannesburg from 07:00 to 16:00The cost of participation is R150 per bike per hour. Enter online at melrosearch.co.za/cyclethon NEXT ON HEALTH24X From obesity to a 100-miler running machine! 2017-12-16 10:00 More: NewsEvents advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Other news Fitness From obesity to a 100-miler running machine! News NSFW: Man with world’s biggest penis now ‘disabled’ News 10 freak accidents that killed people Diet and nutrition 5 healthier ‘adult’ ice lollies to eat if you’re watching your weight Medical Health dept on alert: This is why 800 000 homes are being fumigated News QUIZ: What would you do in these 7 emergencies? From our sponsors Discover treatments that can help reduce acne What can I do to reduce or remove acne marks? Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know WIN a R2000 Skin Renewal online store voucher! Live healthier Watch out! » Gross fungal infections you can pick up at the gym You go to gym to exercise. But make sure the only thing you pick up is a dumbbell and not one of these gross fungal infections. Holiday health » Your 10-step asthma holiday checklist Don’t let asthma ruin your summer holiday. Whether you are travelling or embracing the summer at home, make sure you plan ahead.